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Assistant Director, Gift Accounting

Job description

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-04-22
Req: R-963


1162-NN - Manager

Business Title:

Assistant Director, Gift Accounting


Employee Type:

Admin. Professional

Job Family:

Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

The Assistant Director of Gift Accounting is responsible for planning, organizing, and managing the day-to-day gift operations of the WSU Foundation. The Assistant Director supervises 8 – 9 employees and is responsible for creating/updating position descriptions, interviewing, hiring, and writing and performing annual staff reviews. Responsible for unit operations; defines scope of work and duties, utilizes numerous individuals and agency resources, and oversees and monitors all gift records and processing functions. Devises and improves unit efficiencies, promotes change related to gift and pledge processing and staff. Delegates and assigns work, provides cross training for all functions of the unit, documents internal and external audience procedures, creates and produces gift and pledge reports, generates and reviews gift and pledge data to assist internal/external staff, and donors. Ensures accuracy and integrity of gift/pledge and donor records; interprets and explains IRS and university gift regulations and policies and uses independent judgment to make decisions.

This position will act as a resource and liaison between Advancement Services units, WSU Foundation, WSU staff, and WSU colleges and units to improve processes, create Documentation, answer inquiries and provide feedback, research policies and information in order to make judgment calls, work with unique transactions or processes and create policies as needed. The Assistant Director participates in planning and management meetings with staff at all levels in the WSU Foundation, and WSU colleges and units.

Required Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in a field related to the functional managerial area which has included at least one (1) year of supervisory experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Additional Requirements:

  • At least three years of full-time experience working in a higher education, fundraising, processing role; OR equivalent education/experience.

  • Must have, or be able to obtain at time of hire, a valid driver’s license.

  • Strong analytical and typing skills required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Cash handling and extensive experience working in a fundraising environment with alumni/donor records, IRS rules, CASE guidelines, is preferred.

Additional Information:

Monthly Salary: Commensurate with qualification and experience.
FTE: 100%
Permanent/Temporary: Permanent

Position Term in months: 12

City, State, Zip: Pullman, WA 99163

Area/College: University Advancement
Department Name: Advancement Services
Department Link: foundation.wsu.edu

Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.

Screening Begin Date: Screening of applications will begin May 10, 2021, and will continue until the position has been filled.
Application Instructions: Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.
Required Documents:

1) Resume

2) Cover Letter

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/24/2021
Application Due: 7/23/2021
Work Type: Full Time